Earthdance is an artist-run workshop, residency, and retreat center located in the Berkshire hills of Western Massachusetts.  We provide a dynamic mix of dance, somatic, and interdisciplinary arts training, with a focus on sustainable living, social justice, and community.  Earthdance has been spearheading innovative arts programming and maintaining a beautiful facility for rental groups in the Pioneer Valley for three decades.

Join a vibrant live-work environment...

The volunteer program at Earthdance is an enriching experience in Earthdance's community living and collaborative research into improvisation, somatic & interdisciplinary arts. Learn More & Apply >>

Fall into Autumn's transitions...

Registration for the Falling Leaves Jam Oct 17–20 AND the application for the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Scholarship (due Sept 8) for attending the Falling Leaves Jam are OPEN! Learn More, Register and/or Apply >>

Experience a rich array of workshops...

Moving Arts Lab: a festival meeting ground for interdisciplinary exploration blurs the lines between movement, writing, voice, improvisation, site-specific performance, theater, and more. Learn More & Register >>


Upcoming Workshops & Trainings

August 22, 2019 - 5:00pm to August 25, 2019 - 3:00pm
Come investigate and experience the ways that movement, sound, image, and performance can inform human culture. With multiple workshops each day, teaching artists from the International Interdisciplinary Artists Consortium (IIAC) and participants from around the world create an embodied dialogue at...
August 24, 2019 - 8:00pm
Join us for a special festival performance by teaching artists from the International Interdisciplinary Artists Consortium (IIAC) as part of Moving Arts Lab 2019: a festival meeting ground for interdisciplinary exploration. 

Upcoming Contact Improvisation Jams

September 22, 2019 -
7:30pm to 9:30pm
Experience music & movement unfolding together in improvisation. Each month a new musician fills the space as we dance in playful exploration. All dance levels & styles are welcome. $15 - $20(No one turned away for lack of funds)   About the Musicians
October 17, 2019 - 5:00pm to October 20, 2019 - 3:00pm
  Join us as we celebrate New England's vibrant autumn colors that will inspire our dances and time together in community. Scholarship opportunities are available through the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Scholarship for those self-identifying as being underrepresented in CI. Apply by September...